Fisheries and Wildlife Manager

Fisheries and Wildlife Manager

Job No: 141113 Location: New Aiyansh, BC (within close proximity to Terrace)
  • Join our self-governed Indigenous community while honouring our heritage
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $70-89K plus full benefits
  • Assist in achieving our long-term goals while working in a beautiful northern BC backdrop

About the Opportunity

NLG is currently seeking a Fisheries and Wildlife Manager based in New Aiyansh, BC, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife, you will oversee research projects, provide technical resource, liaise with external stakeholders, and manage a small team of full time and seasonal contract hires year round. Specifically, the scope of your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Management of Applied Research on Fisheries and Wildlife Programs:

  • Ensuring data is obtained, analyzed, and verified using appropriate methodologies for scientific studies
  • Preparing scientific and financial reports
  • Facilitating full time and seasonal hiring of staff
  • Delegating research tasks to the team as needed
  • Developing improved processes in policies and procedures
  • Identifying growth prospects and providing creative solutions to implement strategies

Management of Other Funded Programs:

  • Supervising project inception and implementation per contract and budget terms
  • Allocating funds, purchasing, and issuing invoices for program materials
  • Providing status and completion reports to the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Keeping complete and accurate project/department files
  • Writing grant proposals to foundations program funding

Management of Fish Sale Operations:

  • Ensuring upkeep of fish processing facility per Ministry of Agriculture standards
  • Arranging for annual inspection of facility
  • Overseeing permits and annual reports
  • Seeking out markets and contracting fish buyers
  • Facilitating full time and seasonal hiring of staff (supervisor, fish handlers, graders, labourers, etc)
  • Working with finance department to facilitate payments and invoicing
  • Ensuring accurate tracking of inventory in the supply chain

For further information and to apply for this exciting position with Nisg̱a’a Lisims Government, go HERE

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